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AMC Theatres locations will be hosting their Summer MovieCamp series again this year at 105 locations in 38 markets across the country from June 25 - August 6, 2008.

The Summer MovieCamp series presents G and PG-rated movies every Wednesday morning. Doors will open at 9am and the shows start at 10am. Advance tickets will be on sale beginning June 18th.

One change from last year is that instead of the movies being free, they will be charging a $1.00 admission. All admission proceeds will be going to charity.

The list of movies includes:

  • June 25: "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" (G)
  • July 2: "The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep" (PG)
  • July 9: "Alvin & The Chipmunks" (PG)
  • July 16: "Shrek The Third" (PG)
  • July 23: "Bee Movie" (PG)
  • July 30: "Surf's Up" (PG)
  • August 6: "TMNT" (PG)

In addition to the reduced admission price, the theaters will be offering concession packages for kids at a reduced price.

The 2008 AMC Summer MovieCamp will be featured in the following markets/theatres:

(Please note: some theatres are multi-listed below, in circumstances in which they are located in more than one media market.)






Arizona Phoenix AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAX
Arizona  Phoenix  AMC Mesa Grand 24
Arizona  Phoenix  AMC Westgate 20
California Los Angeles AMC Covina 30
California Los Angeles AMC Del Amo 18
California Los Angeles AMC Magic Johnson Crenshaw 15
California Los Angeles 

AMC Southbay Galleria 16

California Los Angeles AMC Tustin 14
California Los Angeles AMC Tyler 16
California San Diego AMC Otay Ranch 12
California San Diego AMC Palm Promenade 24
California San Francisco AMC Bay Street 16
California San Francisco AMC Eastridge 15
California San Francisco AMC Saratoga 14
Colorado Denver AMC Highlands Ranch 24
Colorado Denver AMC Westminster Promenade 24
Connecticut Hartford AMC Loews Plainville 20
Connecticut New York AMC Danbury 16
Florida Jacksonville AMC Orange Park 24
Florida Jacksonville AMC Regency Square 24
Florida Miami AMC Aventura 24
Florida Miami AMC Mall of Americas 14
Florida Orlando AMC West Oaks 14
Florida Tallahassee AMC Tallahassee Mall 20
Florida Tampa AMC Regency 20
Florida Tampa AMC Veterans Expressway 24
Florida Tampa AMC Woodlands Square 20
Florida West Palm Beach AMC Indian River 24
Georgia Atlanta AMC Avenue Forsyth 12
Georgia Atlanta AMC Discover Mills 18
Georgia Atlanta AMC Southlake Pavilion 24
Georgia Atlanta AMC Stonecrest Mall 16
Illinois Chicago AMC Loews Crestwood 18
Illinois Chicago AMC South Barrington 30
Illinois Chicago AMC Yorktown Premium 17
Indiana Indianapolis AMC Castleton Square 14
Indiana Indianapolis AMC Greenwood 14
Kentucky Cincinnati AMC Newport on the Levee 20
Louisiana New Orleans AMC Elmwood Palace 20
Louisiana New Orleans AMC Hammond Palace 10
Louisiana New Orleans AMC Houma Palace 10
Louisiana New Orleans AMC Westbank Palace 16
Maryland Baltimore AMC Columbia Mall 14
Maryland Baltimore AMC Owings Mills 17
Maryland Baltimore AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12
Maryland Washington, D.C. AMC Loews Lexington Park 6
Maryland Washington, D.C. AMC Loews St. Charles Town Center 9
Massachusetts Boston AMC Framingham 15
Massachusetts Boston AMC Loews Liberty Tree Mall 20
Massachusetts Boston AMC Tyngsboro 12
Michigan Detroit AMC Forum 30 with IMAX
Michigan Detroit AMC Star Gratiot 21
Michigan Detroit AMC Star Great Lakes 25
Michigan Detroit AMC Livonia 20
Michigan Detroit AMC Star Taylor 10
Minnesota Minneapolis AMC Arbor Lakes 16
Minnesota Minneapolis AMC Eden Prairie 18
Minnesota Minneapolis AMC Rosedale 14
Minnesota Minneapolis AMC Southdale 16
Missouri Kansas City AMC BarryWoods 24
Missouri Kansas City AMC Independence Commons 20
Missouri St. Louis AMC Chesterfield 14
Missouri St. Louis AMC Crestwood 10
Missouri St. Louis AMC Creve Coeur 12
Nebraska Omaha AMC Oak View 24
New Jersey New York AMC Loews Brick Plaza 10
New Jersey New York AMC Bridgewater Commons 7
New Jersey New York AMC Clifton Commons 16
New Jersey New York AMC Essex Green 9
New Jersey New York AMC Loews Freehold Metroplex 14
New Jersey New York AMC Rockaway 16
New Jersey Philadelphia AMC Hamilton 24
New Jersey Philadelphia AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24
New York New York AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9
New York New York AMC Loews Port Chester 14
North Carolina Charlotte AMC Carolina Pavilion 22
North Carolina Charlotte AMC Concord Mills 24
North Carolina Charlotte AMC Northlake Mall 14
Oklahoma Oklahoma City AMC Quail Springs 24
Oklahoma Tulsa AMC Southroads 20
Ohio Cincinnati AMC Newport on the Levee 20
Ohio Cleveland AMC Ridge Park Square 8
Ohio Cleveland AMC West Market Plaza 7
Ohio Columbus AMC Easton Town Center 30 with IMAX
Pennsylvania Philadelphia AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24
Pennsylvania Philadelphia AMC Franklin Mills 14
Pennsylvania Philadelphia AMC Hamilton 24
Pennsylvania Philadelphia AMC Marple 10
Pennsylvania Philadelphia AMC Neshaminy 24
Pennsylvania Philadelphia AMC Plymouth Meeting 12
Texas Dallas AMC Firewheel 18
Texas Dallas AMC Mesquite 30
Texas Dallas AMC Stonebriar 24
Texas Dallas AMC The Parks at Arlington 18
Texas Dallas AMC Valley View 16
Texas Houston AMC Deerbrook 24
Texas Houston AMC First Colony 24
Texas Houston AMC Gulf Pointe 30
Texas Houston AMC Katy Mills 20
Texas Houston AMC Willowbrook 24
Utah Salt Lake City AMC Loews Layton Hills 9
Virginia Norfolk AMC Hampton 24
Virginia Norfolk AMC Lynnhaven 18
Virginia Washington, D.C. AMC Hoffman Center 22
Virginia Washington, D.C. AMC Potomac Mills 18
Washington Seattle AMC Loews Alderwood 16
Washington Seattle AMC Kent Station 14
Wisconsin Milwaukee AMC Mayfair Mall 18


The full press release from AMC Entertainment appears below.

Press Release

AMC Entertainment® Offers $1.00 Movies During AMC Summer MovieCamp®

Moviegoers of All Ages Are Invited to Wednesday Morning Movies
Admission Proceeds to Benefit AMC Charitable Partners

April 15, 2008 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kids and adults alike can enjoy the magic of movies on Wednesday mornings this summer at AMC Summer MovieCamp in participating markets. An exciting and affordable option for summer fun, AMC Entertainment is proud to offer the community service program in 38 U.S. markets from June 25 to Aug. 6, 2008. A nominal fee of $1 per guest will be charged with all admission proceeds, excluding taxes, going to AMC charitable partners, Variety – The Children’s Charity and the Will Rogers Institute.

AMC Summer MovieCamp, now in its 23rd year, has been a fixture in the communities AMC serves. The program presents G- and PG-rated movies on the big screen every Wednesday morning. Advance tickets will be on sale starting June 18 at 105 participating AMC theatre locations and online. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and shows will begin at 10 a.m. local time nationwide.

AMC Summer MovieCamp encourages people of all ages to enjoy a treasured pastime, going to the movies. Popular with grandparents, parents and kids, the program allows kids to be kids and provides entertainment suitable for all ages. This year, AMC Summer MovieCamp will feature a selection of the top-performing G- and PG-rated films of 2007. The film schedule and titles include:

  • June 25: "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" (G)
  • July 2: "The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep" (PG)
  • July 9: "Alvin & The Chipmunks" (PG)
  • July 16: "Shrek The Third" (PG)
  • July 23: "Bee Movie" (PG)
  • July 30: "Surf's Up" (PG)
  • August 6: "TMNT" (PG)
During AMC Summer MovieCamp, AMC Entertainment will also offer KidsPackTM concession combos, featuring AMC’s Frooti Tootis™ snack made with real fruit and juice. The KidsPack combo will be priced at $3.00, nearly a 50 percent reduction. This KidsPack combo reduction offer is only valid during AMC Summer MovieCamp showtimes.

For more information about the program and a list of theatres participating in AMC Summer MovieCamp, please visit www.amctheatres.com/smc.

About AMC Entertainment Inc.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., AMC Entertainment Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most innovative theatrical exhibition companies. With a history of industry leadership dating back to 1920, the company today serves more than 240 million guests annually through interests in 359 theatres with 5,138 screens in six countries. www.amctheatres.com

About Variety – The Children’s Charity

Founded in 1928, Variety – The Children’s Charity is an enthusiastic group of business leaders who donate their time, resources and energy to positively impact the lives of children. Variety’s innovative and collaborative national mobility program provides critical assistance to children with disabilities both locally and around the world. To learn more about this organization, please visit www.usvariety.org.

About Will Rogers Institute

The Will Rogers Institute perpetuates the memory of Will Rogers by promoting and engaging in medical research pertaining to cardiopulmonary diseases, educating the public on health and fitness issues, and providing neonatal ventilators to hospitals in need. www.wrinstitute.org

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